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                                                                        MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

              The Efficient Library

            Ten Simple Changes That Save Time
            and Improve Service

                      ELIZABETH BARRERA RUSH
             “ strategies to implement in their own workplaces. ”
              Librarians at every stage of their careers will come away with useful

                                                      —Booklist Online, April 30, 2021
              This librarian’s guide provides recommendations for quick and easy implementation of
            space-improving, time-saving practices. It also discusses the fundamentals of business and
            engineering management, public health, and other disciplines as they directly relate to the    October 2020 ,  162pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4
            improvement of library service and management.                    Paperback: 978-1-4408-6981-5
            Detailing free and affordable adjustments to the library environment as well as information    $45.00 ,  £34.00 ,  €38,00
            for those who will participate in a renovation or new construction project, the book   eBook: 978-1-4408-6982-2
            features tips for creating functional, efficient, and productive spaces; procedures for
            streamlining routine tasks; methods for arranging materials in high demand; and ways     ELIZABETH BARRERA RUSH , MSIS, is library
                                                                              specialist in the library and textbook services
            of reconfiguring or planning spaces. It will provide librarians with a working knowledge   department at Northside Independent
            of process management that will help them to strengthen their competence and build   School District, San Antonio.
            confidence to address and troubleshoot problems, freeing them to engage in more
            meaningful interactions and activities that benefit the community.

            •  Provides simple and inconspicuous actions librarians can take to increase efficiency in
              library management and operations

              Leading Professional Development

            Growing Librarians for the Digital Age

             “ for library professionals. Will appeal broadly across all types of libraries,
              A quick read with guidance for creating myriad enrichment activities
              professional organizations, and library science programs. ”
                                                      —Library Journal, March 5, 2021
              As technology rapidly advances, the need for continuing education increases at an
            accelerating rate. Within 10–12 years of completing formal education, most information
            professionals’ knowledge and skills become out of date, leaving them only half as able to
            meet the new demands of the profession. Additionally, the increase in online education    November 2020 ,  157pp ,  7x10
                                                                              Paperback: 978-1-4408-6909-9
            programs for LIS students can limit their connection with practicing professionals and, in    $65.00 ,  £49.00 ,  €55,00
            some locations, their engagement with diverse populations.        eBook: 978-1-4408-6910-5
            LIS schools and professional development organizations, however, can support professional
            development in new and exciting ways. Readers will learn how faculty in LIS schools are     MARY H. MOEN  is assistant professor in the
            innovating their courses and providing continuing education experiences. Taking advantage   Graduate School of Library and Information
            of the benefits of online, digital, and experiential learning projects, they are creating   Studies at the University of Rhode Island.
            meaningful, collaborative learning opportunities between students and practitioners in the   SARAH A. BUCHANAN is assistant professor
            field. The book also addresses how social media tools can help online students experience   in the School of Information Science &
                                                                              Learning Technologies (iSchool) at the
            interactive community learning and network within the profession before they start  University of Missouri.
            their positions.

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